Andrew Katz to speak at European Space Agency’s Phi Week

Our Joint Managing Partner and Head of Tech, Andrew Katz will speak at the European Space Agency’s fourth edition of Φ-week, taking place from 11-15 October 2021. About the Event The week long virtual event focuses on how to accelerate...

Employment Law Update Webinar

With many employers adjusting to return to work as lockdown measures are eased and with employment tribunal decisions on various aspects of COVID now coming through on a regular basis, the Employment Team at Moorcrofts are hosting a free employment…

OpenChain UK Work Group’s September Meeting Announced

The OpenChain UK Work Group’s next meeting is being held via Zoom on Thursday 30 September from 14:00 – 15:30 BST. A full agenda will be launched prior to the meeting, which will be an interactive session with plenty of…

Matt Jenkin to speak at Howden Employment Webinar

Matt Jenkin to speak at Howden Employment Webinar Matt Jenkin, Moorcrofts Employment Partner will join Howden’s Employee Benefits & HR thought-leader Steve Herbert, deliver Howden’s next Employment webinar on Thursday 10 June 2021 from 10:00am – 12:00pm. The webinar, chaired…

Christopher McCormick to join panel at the next Alternative Hangout

On Wednesday 24 March 2021, Moorcrofts Tech and IP Paralegal, Christopher McCormick will speak at the next Alternative Hangout, organised by Alternative Events and in partnership with AI for Services (a UKRI activity powered by KTN) for accountancy and legal…

OpenChain UK Work Group’s First Meeting for 2021 Announced

The OpenChain UK Work Group’s first meeting for 2021 is being held via Zoom on Thursday 25 March from 14:00 – 15:30 GMT. The meeting will be an interactive session with plenty of opportunity to ask questions and discuss OpenChain…

Matt Jenkin to speak at Howden Employment Webinar

Matt Jenkin, Moorcrofts Employment Partner will join Howden’s Employee Benefits & HR thought-leader Steve Herbert, deliver Howden’s first Employment webinar of 2021. The webinar, taking place on Thursday 11 March will cover the following topics: Agenda and Timings 10:00: Delegate…

EOLE Public Sector Collaborations Around FOSS Projects Webinar

Moorcrofts Joint Managing Partner and Head of Tech, Andrew Katz, took part in the European Open Source & Free Software Law Event’s (EOLE) second webinar, on the topic of public sector collaborations around FOSS projects. About the Public sector collaborations…

Andrew Katz to speak at Foss Backstage 2021

On Wednesday 10 February 2021, Moorcrofts Joint Managing Partner and Head of Tech, Andrew Katz, will speak at FOSS Backstage, an exciting conference dedicated to everything related to FOSS governance and open collaboration. About FOSS Backstage FOSS Backstage, now in…

Employment Law Update Webinar

2020 saw many businesses facing employment law challenges as the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic was felt. With 2021 likely to bring similar issues, the Employment Team at Moorcrofts are hosting a free employment law update webinar on Tuesday 2…

OpenChain UK Work Group December Meeting Announced

The third OpenChain UK Work Group meeting is being held via Zoom on Thursday 3 December from 14:00 – 16:00 GMT. The meeting will be an interactive session with plenty of opportunity to ask questions about OpenChain adoption, which hopefully…

Matt Jenkin to speak at Howden Employment Webinar

Matt Jenkin, Moorcrofts Employment Partner will join Howden’s Employee Benefits & HR thought-leader Steve Herbert, deliver Howden’s last Employment webinar of 2020. The webinar, taking place on Thursday 10 December will cover the following topics: Agenda and Timings 10:00 Delegate…

Andrew Katz to form part of the panel at the OpenChain Project mini-summit

Andrew Katz, Moorcrofts Joint Managing Partner and Head of Technology will form part of the panel, alongside experts from Alekto Metis, PWC and Source Code Control at the OpenChain Project’s mini-summit. Taking place via Zoom on 29 October from 15:00…

Andrew Katz to speak at ASTP webinar on Open Hardware

Andrew Katz, Moorcrofts Joint Managing Partner and Head of Technology will deliver a webinar, on Open Hardware, exploring the dynamics of open technologies, as part of ASTP’s Tea Time series, on 24 November at 17:00 – 18:00. About the webinar…

Second OpenChain UK Work Group Meeting Announced

The OpenChain UK Work Group is holding its second meeting via Zoom on Wednesday 30 September from 14:00 – 16:00 BST. This meeting will build on the success of the inaugural meeting in July which attracted a stellar roster of…

Matt Jenkin to speak at Howden Employment Webinar

Matt Jenkin, Moorcrofts Employment Partner will be delivering a presentation, entitled: ‘Employment Law – The F Word’ as part of Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing’s first Employment Webinar on Thursday 10 September. The webinar will be looking at UK employment…

M&A and OpenChain – An OpenUK’s Future Leaders training session

Andrew Katz, Moorcrofts Joint Managing Partner and Head of Technology will deliver a presentation proposing the OpenChain compliance standard as a framework for open source compliance in M&A as part of OpenUK’s series of Future Leaders training sessions on Friday…

Howden Employment Seminar

On Tuesday 26 November, Matt Jenkin had the privilege of speaking at the Howden employment seminar at the British Museum in London. For those that were unable to make the seminar, Matt has provided a brief overview of the event…

Andrew Katz confirmed as a speaker at ORConf 2019

Andrew Katz, Moorcrofts CEO and Head of Technology has been confirmed as a speaker at ORConf 2019, taking place in beautiful Bordeaux, France over the final weekend of September, 27th to 29th, 2019. About ORConf 2019 ORConf, organised by the…

Employment Law Update: Is your business up to speed? | 16 October 2019

Employment law is constantly changing and keeping up with those changes can be a constant challenge for businesses.  Whether it’s getting ready for the changes implementing the Government’s Good Work plan, understanding the very latest on how employers should be…

Matt Jenkin to speak at Howden Employee Benefits seminar | 4 June 2019

Matt Jenkin, Moorcrofts Employment Partner will speak at the next educational, engaging and enjoyable Howden Employee Benefits Employment Seminar. The free to attend seminar will be held on Tuesday 4 June from 9:00 AM until 12:30 PM at the world-famous…

AI Beyond the Hype|AEA-EAL conference|30 May 2019

Andrew Katz, Moorcrofts CEO and Head of Technology will speak at the leading AEA-EAL conference, taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK) on May 30 – June 1, 2019. This international Artificial Intelligence conference, entitled ‘AI Beyond the Hype – Benefits,…

Andrew Katz to speak at FLIGHT 2019 | 1 April 2019

Andrew Katz, Moorcrofts CEO and Head of Technology will speak at FLIGHT 2019, taking place on 1-2 April 2019 at Kimpton Fitzroy in London. About FLIGHT 2019 To be a successful organization today, you need the ability to build secure,…

OpenSym 2019 announce Andrew Katz as a keynote speaker

Andrew Katz, Moorcrofts CEO and Head of Technology has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at OpenSym 2019, taking place on 20-22 August 2019 in Skövde, Sweden. What is OpenSym 2019? OpenSym 2019, the 15th International Symposium on Open Collaboration…

Andrew Katz to speak at FOSDEM | 2 February 2019

Andrew Katz, Moorcrofts CEO and Head of Technology will speak at FOSDEM 2019, on Saturday 2 February , in the beautiful city of Brussels, (Belgium) at the Solbosch campus of the ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles). What is Fosdem? FOSDEM…

Pulling the rabbit out of the hat | Matt Jenkin to speak at Howden Employee Benefits seminar

Matt Jenkin, Moorcrofts Employment Partner will speak at the first of a new series of educational, engaging and enjoyable employment seminars by Howden Employee Benefits. The free to attend seminar will be held on Wednesday 6 February from 9:00 AM…

Mind the Gap – Are we moving closer to true gender balance at work? | 28 November 2018

For many organisations recruiting and retaining women in leadership and management roles is a key priority to ensure gender balance at work. With pressure on to increase gender diversity in senior positions and close the gender pay gap, how a…

Andrew Katz to speak on OpenChain at the FINOS Open Source Strategy Forum | 14 November 2018

Andrew Katz, CEO of Orcro Limited, will be speaking about OpenChain at the FINOS Open Source Strategy Forum on 14-15 November, in London. The Open Source Strategy Forum, is a two-day conference for financial technology professionals looking to accelerate open…

Andrew Katz forms part of the panel at the PHG Foundation Conference | 7 September 2018

Andrew Katz, CEO and head of tech and IP at Moorcrofts, formed part of the panel at the PHG Foundation conference on 7 September 2018 in Cambridge, discussing regulating algorithms in healthcare, liability and intellectual property. The PHG foundation, along…

Matt Jenkin to speak at Jelf Employment Seminar | 18 October 2018

Matt Jenkin, Moorcrofts Employment Partner will speak at the next Jelf Employment Seminar on Thursday 18 October at M Shed in Bristol. Recent reports have shown that there’s been an increase in the number of equal pay claims against employers,…

The first 100 days: issues, lessons and successes from delivering the GDPR | 18 September 2018

On Tuesday 18 September 2018, Tash Whitaker, Head of Compliance at Moorcrofts, will speak at The Law Society conference, taking place at Chancery Lane, London. John F Kennedy famously said of his programme that “All this will not be finished…

Disclosure is always changing when it comes to privacy, cybersecurity, and Artificial Intelligence | 7 September 2018

On Friday 7 September 2018, Tash Whitaker, Head of Compliance at Moorcrofts, is a panel member at the Masters Conference, taking place in Broadgate, London. The Masters Conference brings together leading experts and professionals from law firms, corporations, and the…

Introduction to your role as a DPL/DPO| 8 & 9 August 2018

This course is designed to give new DPL/DPOs an introduction to their obligations under the GDPR and the DPA 2018. It is not intended to make you an outstanding DPO in 2 days (no one can do that!), but rather…

TVIN | London Stock Exchange | 7 November 2018

Thames Valley Investment Network (TVIN) work with SMEs, entrepreneurs and companies seeking to raise finance by connecting them with highly active potential investors (‘business angels’), who frequently provide commercial experience and contacts, in addition to vital capital. TVIN was established…

TVIN | Bisham Abbey | 27 September 2018

Thames Valley Investment Network (TVIN) work with SMEs, entrepreneurs and companies seeking to raise finance by connecting them with highly active potential investors (‘business angels’), who frequently provide commercial experience and contacts, in addition to vital capital. TVIN was established…

Andrew Katz to speak at Berlin Conference | 14 June 2018

On Thursday 14 June 2018, Andrew Katz, CEO and Technology Partner at Moorcrofts, will speak at FOSS Backstage, an exciting new conference, taking place in Kulturbrauerei, Berlin. The two-day conference, running from 13-14 June is dedicated to everything related to…

Andrew Katz to speak at Swedish seminar | 17 May 2018

On Thursday 17 May 2018, Andrew Katz, CEO and Technology Partner at Moorcrofts, will speak at an Open Science Seminar at the University of Skövde. As data is generated at an unparalleled rate, the opportunities for exploring new areas of…

Jelf Group Employee Benefits Seminar | 18 April 2018

Matt Jenkin, Moorcrofts Employment Partner will speak at the next Jelf Employment Seminar on Wednesday 18 April at another excellent venue! This time in London at The Imperial War Museum which tells the stories of people’s experiences in modern war…

Yanking the Chain: open source software compliance in the supply chain | 22 March 2018

On Thursday 22nd March the BCS Open Source Specialist Group and Open Source Hardware User Group will host a free-to-attend event dedicated to the topic of open source software compliance in the supply chain. The ever-increasing complexity of embedded device…

Andrew Katz confirmed as a speaker at FOSDEM | 3 February 2018

We’re delighted to confirm, Moorcrofts CEO and Head of Technology, Andrew Katz will be speaking at FOSDEM taking place from 3 – 4 February 2018, in the beautiful city of Brussels (Belgium). FOSDEM widely recognised as the best conference of…

Business in Oxford | 23 May 2018

Moorcrofts is delighted to confirm, it will be exhibiting at this year’s Business in Oxford event on Wednesday 23 May at The Kings Centre in Oxford. Business in Oxford is organised and curated by B4 each year, and the biggest…

Andrew Katz confirmed as a speaker at the World IP Forum | 16 January 2018

We’re delighted to confirm, Moorcrofts CEO and Head of Technology, Andrew Katz will be speaking at the next World IP Forum taking place from 16 – 18 January 2018 in Dubai. The theme for the conference is ‘Navigating the IP…

Jelf Employment Seminar | 23 November 2017

Matt Jenkin, Moorcrofts Employment Partner will speak at the next Jelf Employment Seminar on Thursday 23 November at Trinity House in central London. UK Plc is about to head into the uncharted waters of Brexit, and employers are increasingly nervous…

Incentivising Employees: What Do Employees Want? | 29 November 2017

How to succeed in the “war for talent” is one of the key workforce issues that most organisations currently face. The ability to recruit and retain talented and skilled individuals is a key factor influencing the success of a business….

CERN Open Hardware Licence 2.0. Andrew Katz presents, ahead of the official release.

At this year’s highly successful ORConf event in September 2017, Andrew Katz presented on CERN Open Hardware Licence V2.0 and open hardware licensing. ORConf is an open source digital design and embedded systems conference, covering areas of electronics from the…

Jelf Employment Seminar | 17 October 2017

Matt Jenkin, Moorcrofts Employment Partner will speak at the next Jelf Employment Seminar on Tuesday 17 October at South West’s newest tourist attraction, Aerospace Bristol. With the ever-changing employment legislations, together with the uncertainties of Brexit, and the transforming political…

Andrew Katz speaks at University of Skövde in Sweden

Andrew was in Sweden visiting clients and continuing research at the University of Skövde into issues around the implementation of Open Source software in business. The highlight of his trip was the opportunity to address the members of the LIM-IT…

General Data Protection Regulation Event | Central London | 30 June 2017

With the General Data Protection Regulation coming into force on 25 May next year (and potentially a new Data Protection Act as disclosed in the Queen’s speech today), Moorcrofts is running a series of events to help businesses prepare. The…

Andrew Katz speaks at FOSDEM | 29 January 2016

Andrew Katz, head of technology law at Moorcrofts, visited FOSDEM in Brussels from 29th to 31st January 2016. FOSDEM is one of the world’s biggest Free and Open Source Software events, attracting over 5,000 delegates from over the world, including…

Andrew Katz at Wuthering Bytes in West Yorkshire | 26 September 2015

Andrew Katz, Technology Partner at Moorcrofts, will speak at a Open Source Hardware Camp in West Yorkshire, hosted by Wuthering Bytes on Saturday 26 September 2015. The conference, held at the Hebden Bridge Town Hall, focussed on why licences are…

Moorcrofts in Iceland

Technology partner Andrew Katz visited Reykjavik for two days in October to meet with experts in open data and open government. Iceland’s financial crisis prompted a radical overhaul of the country’s political structures, including a crowd-sourced rewrite of the country’s constitution…

Moorcrofts Sponsors Oxford Tech Conference

This year’s Ogg Camp ‘unconference’ was held in Oxford over the weekend 4th and 5th October 2014 at the Oxford Hotel. Moorcrofts sponsored the Moorcrofts Open Hardware Workshop, featuring demos involving equipment from Handibot and OpenTRV. Andrew Katz gave the first talk…

Moorcrofts in New York

Andrew Katz, Technology Partner at Moorcrofts, spoke at an Open Hardware conference in New York, hosted by Creative Commons on 20 October 2014. The conference, held at the New York University Law Faculty, focussed on the legal aspects of licensing open…